Students from the drama department at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Tony Awards with their tear-jerking performance of "Seasons of Love." They took the stage at Radio City Music Hall in New York City to sing the classic song from the musical "Rent.", stunned the crowd at Sunday night's
As soon as the dozen or so students finished their last line, the hundreds in attendance rose for a standing ovation.
Thedid their rendition moments after teacher Melody Herzfeld from the same campus received an award Sunday night. She was the recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Theatre Education Award, according to the Tony Awards. Herzfeld was recognized as saving dozens of lives when a on Valentine's Day in a nearby building – .
You can watch Herzfeld's acceptance speech in the YouTube video below.